PlayStation®2 and Downhill Domination™ Sponsor Sea Otter Classic Biking Festival


Event Attendees Get Sneak Peek of Upcoming Downhill Mountain Bike Racing Game

  WHO:    PlayStation®2 is a proud sponsor of the Sea Otter Classic, held
          April 9-13, 2003 in Monterey, California. Now in its 12th year,
          the festival includes anything that relates to biking including
          downhill, BMX, road, dual slalom and jumping contests to the
          "North Shore Funhouse" to professional class races and fun rides.
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  WHAT:   PlayStation 2 is a sponsor of the Sea Otter Classic, where more
          than 60,000 spectators and 8,000 participants are expected to
          attend this year.  Attendees will have the opportunity to play
          Downhill Domination™, the first game ever published for a next
          generation console based on the extreme sport of downhill mountain
          bike racing on six separate kiosks in a 10' X 20' booth.  In
          addition, game and corporate signage will be placed throughout the
          venue with public address announcements made during the festival.

  WHEN:   Wednesday, April 9 through Sunday, April 13, 2003

  WHERE:  Laguna Seca Raceway, Seaside, California, one mile north of
          Monterey on the Salinas Highway (68). Downhill Domination will be
          featured in the marketplace.


          Based on the extreme sport of downhill mountain bike racing,
          Downhill Domination launching this July exclusively for
          PlayStation 2 is an adrenaline rush of speed, competition and
          stomach sinking drop-offs.  Featuring fully customizable bikes,
          real-world manufacturers (Intense, GT, Trek, Specialized etc.),
          professional riders such as Brian Lopes, Eric Carter, Tara Llanes,
          a super trick system and the ability to knock down your
          competition with kicks, punches and an assortment of "aggressor"
          tactics, your dream of conquering the mountain is not far away
          this summer.

  For more information, please contact:
   Heather Crosby                        Ryan Bowling
   Sony Computer Entertainment America   Sony Computer Entertainment America
   650-655-5234                          650-655-3657

   John Rafacz
   Bragman Nyman Cafarelli

PRNewswire -- April 8

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